Paul J. Schoenecker

Feb. 5, 1937 – Nov. 13, 2013

Paul J. Schoenecker, age 76, of Minocqua, died peacefully in his home surrounded by his children on Wednesday, Nov. 13. Paul was born Feb. 5, 1937, in Milwaukee, the son of John and Mona (nee Hellickson) Schoenecker.

Paul retired from the Steamfitters Union Local 601 in 1994. He then built his dream home in Minocqua, where he and his wife, Phyllis, called home. He enjoyed fishing with his sons and his good friend Richard Halling and enjoyed hunting and traveling with his wife to Arizona and California during the winter months. He loved watching his grandchildren and watching them grow up.

He is survived by his children: John of Waukesha, Jeff (Terri) of Oconomowoc, Julie (Jon Warren) of Waukesha and Joe (Lori) of Arbor Vitae; and by his grandchildren: Jeremy, Aaron, Rebecca, Amy and Paul; and by great-grandchildren: Blake, Olivia, Haiden and Charisma.

He is further survived by his brother, John, and sister, Barbara, and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis; his parents and brother, Steven.

Memorial Mass will be on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Woodruff. There will also be a service on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Waukesha, with a reception to follow at Albanese’s Roadhouse, 2301 Bluemound Road, Waukesha.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations to Dr. Kate Hospice, PO Box 770, Woodruff, WI, 54568 would be appreciated.

Online condolences may be shared at www.nimsgernfuneral.com.

Nimsgern Funeral & Cremation Services is serving the family.